Australia swept 200 and 400 free titles at Commonwealth Games this spring over tough British opponents, and they look like the early favorites to do the same at Pan Pacs – provided we don’t see an unexpected appearance by China’s Sun Yang.
Australian distance swimmer Jack McLoughlin continues to demonstrate his progression up the ranks of Australian men’s swimming with a win in the 800m freestyle at the Australian Pan Pac Trials in Adelaide.
Les sélections australiennes pour les PanPacifics se sont tenues à Gold Coast, du 1 au 4 juillet.
Defending 200 backstroke World Champion Emily Seebohm is one of 33 swimmers on Australia’s team for this summer’s Pan Pac Championships.
Teenager Kaylee McKeown clocked a Pan Pacific Championships selection standard to join Emily Seebohm on the list of women’s 100m backstroke qualifiers.
17-year-old Ariarne Titmus came within a second of her Australian national record in the 400m free tonight, while Jack Cartwright threw down the 2nd fastest 100m free of his career.
Emma McKeon swam a 57.98 100 fly prelim at Aussie Pan Pac Trials.
Cate Campbell swam a quick preliminary in the women’s 100 free at the Aussie Pan Pac Trials.
Most big-time Aussie swimmers are in-season training, having already qualified for the Pan Pacs; but, Jessica Hansen rocked a QT tonight to book her ticket to Tokyo.
Jessica Hansen and Jake Packard both set themselves up well at the first preliminary session of the 2018 Australian Pan Pac Trials.
Cameron McEvoy, the fastest 100m freestyler ever in a textile suit, is leaving his longtime training home at Bond under Richard Scarce in his quest for another Olympic bid.
Stuart Swinburn nearly broke the Australian boys 16 Age Record, posting a 2:01.34, which puts him just .34 seconds off Mitch Larkin’s Age Record of 2:01.00.
Following her 1:00.9 winning time in the girls 13 100 fly yesterday, Kate Harrison posted a blistering 27.30 fly split in the 13-14 girls 4×50 medley relay.
Titmus, who won 3 gold medals at the recent Commonwealth Games, didn’t swim on day 1 of the 2018 Australian Age Championships.
Major talent will be showing up for the 2018 Aussie Age Championships, which kick-off on Saturday with Ariarne Titmus in the water.